Use it or lose it. Cliches suck, I hate them. I think it’s because they feel they have a monopoly on truth… And as I sit here on the Caltrain lurching into the city on public transportation, cliches are all that come to mind.
For instance every time I leave the house I check for my keys, phone and go through my camera ritual, batteries, cards, film… Check…
Without this routine I would struggle to survive the everyday. I’d never be ready to take photographs. As it stands I feel my routine is in my way… Lately I find my images cliche, routine, uninspired and derivative. All things cliche about photography critique.
I, now realizing this post is drifting into a self loathing celebration, am setting out to break this loop of repetition or in my own cliche find comfort.
Wish me luck. Happy shooting!